Exercise = Intelligence?

Brain-Power

A daily ritual of mine is to peruse new articles and find ones with interesting headings. This one from the Vancouver Sun today caught my attention, Physically active boys tend to be smarter: Study. It was a study on how activity levels can increase congnitive function and development. Although, they were clear to say, they weren't sure if the smarter boys were just more active or if the fitness activites made them smarter. But it was concluded that cardiovascular exercises do improve cognitive function and development. We've even proven it to ourselves, when we manage to tear ourselves away from our work for even 5mins, walk around the office, take deep breaths, it helps refocus and energize us for the next task. Plus, with some of us being in Vancouver, it's simple for us to take a step outdoors and...

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Tech or No Tech?

nopod

I came across another article I found interesting.  It's not soley about fitness or personal training or online personal training but more about technology and how we're addicted.  With virtually everyone in a developed nation hooked to the hip with a digital device like a blackberry, iphone and the need to facebook, myspace and twitter, can we really live without it?  Don't get me wrong, I'm an advid techy, looking for the latest and greatest gadget and how it can used to improve our online personal training system and jazz up our future personal training studio. But are we so addicted we feel we can't live without our devices being on 24hrs a day.  Take a test, try not being a slave to your device or a social networking site.  You'll find you have a bit more time to focus on...

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